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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 27.56% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 24.11% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 15.15% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 42.98% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 15.08% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 8.69% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(18.11 $)
    91.09 kr
(11.00 $)
     -39.27 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(96.61 $)
    414.04 kr
(50.00 $)
     -48.25 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(12.08 $)
    55.90 kr
(6.75 $)
     -44.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 75.00 kr
(9.06 $)
    28.98 kr
(3.50 $)
     -61.36 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr
(8.45 $)
    41.40 kr
(5.00 $)
     -40.85 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.42 kr
(4.40 $)
    30.97 kr
(3.74 $)
     -14.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 28.01 kr
(3.38 $)
    13.66 kr
(1.65 $)
     -51.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 24.43 kr
(2.95 $)
    11.08 kr
(1.34 $)
     -54.64 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 58.65 kr
(7.08 $)
    31.09 kr
(3.75 $)
     -46.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 22.31 kr
(2.69 $)
    18.76 kr
(2.27 $)
     -15.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.73 kr
(1.30 $)
    12.39 kr
(1.50 $)
     +15.46 %
Eggs (12) 33.44 kr
(4.04 $)
    20.63 kr
(2.49 $)
     -38.32 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 41.97 kr
(5.07 $)
    37.25 kr
(4.50 $)
     -11.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 50.19 kr
(6.06 $)
    31.77 kr
(3.84 $)
     -36.70 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.48 kr
(1.27 $)
    15.34 kr
(1.85 $)
     +46.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.37 kr
(1.25 $)
    15.11 kr
(1.82 $)
     +45.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.03 kr
(1.57 $)
    14.79 kr
(1.79 $)
     +13.55 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.16 kr
(0.86 $)
    9.81 kr
(1.18 $)
     +37.01 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.22 kr
(2.20 $)
    13.06 kr
(1.58 $)
     -28.30 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.62 kr
(2.49 $)
    14.61 kr
(1.76 $)
     -29.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 kr
(15.70 $)
    99.37 kr
(12.00 $)
     -23.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.42 kr
(3.43 $)
    14.64 kr
(1.77 $)
     -48.48 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.16 kr
(3.88 $)
    19.68 kr
(2.38 $)
     -38.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 100.00 kr
(12.08 $)
    50.68 kr
(6.12 $)
     -49.32 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 35.00 kr
(4.23 $)
    16.56 kr
(2.00 $)
     -52.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 680.00 kr
(82.12 $)
    538.25 kr
(65.00 $)
     -20.85 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 76.00 kr
(9.18 $)
    24.84 kr
(3.00 $)
     -67.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 23.67 kr
(2.86 $)
    20.70 kr
(2.50 $)
     -12.55 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 480.60 kr
(58.04 $)
    248.42 kr
(30.00 $)
     -48.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 55.50 kr
(6.70 $)
    23.55 kr
(2.84 $)
     -57.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr
(31,397.93 $)
    173,896.80 kr
(21,000.00 $)
     -33.12 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,722.95 kr
(208.07 $)
    1,304.34 kr
(157.51 $)
     -24.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.96 kr
(0.12 $)
    1.31 kr
(0.16 $)
     +36.87 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 320.98 kr
(38.76 $)
    397.45 kr
(48.00 $)
     +23.82 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 433.33 kr
(52.33 $)
    307.25 kr
(37.10 $)
     -29.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 230.00 kr
(27.78 $)
    151.28 kr
(18.27 $)
     -34.23 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr
(13.28 $)
    82.81 kr
(10.00 $)
     -24.72 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 854.27 kr
(103.16 $)
    341.30 kr
(41.22 $)
     -60.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 409.08 kr
(49.40 $)
    296.52 kr
(35.81 $)
     -27.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 948.83 kr
(114.58 $)
    635.74 kr
(76.77 $)
     -33.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,080.98 kr
(130.54 $)
    722.79 kr
(87.29 $)
     -33.14 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,809.24 kr
(1,184.58 $)
    8,385.34 kr
(1,012.62 $)
     -14.52 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,581.43 kr
(915.54 $)
    6,555.18 kr
(791.61 $)
     -13.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,193.80 kr
(2,076.34 $)
    14,307.27 kr
(1,727.76 $)
     -16.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 13,018.64 kr
(1,572.15 $)
    11,100.36 kr
(1,340.49 $)
     -14.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,127.06 kr
(498.39 $)
    1,697.69 kr
(205.01 $)
     -58.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,096.25 kr
(373.91 $)
    1,094.75 kr
(132.20 $)
     -64.64 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,918.53 kr
(3,250.72 $)
    22,206.01 kr
(2,681.63 $)
     -17.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.39     4.18      +23.35 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: NOK